Seasonal Microbrew

 

Bell’s Winter White Ale. Hey its Saturday night live with a great wheat beer.The aroma is fruity with a hint of yeast. Full of flavor. With bananas, cloves,and a bit of lemon too.It has a nice golden haze.As far as drinkability I could easily drink these all night. All were missing for a winter ale is more alcohol.The label says abv. is 5.0.The label is nicely designed with trees and snow.Makes me feel like taking a winter walk through the woods to grandma’s house. Hope you enjoy try.

Ska Modus Hoperandi India Pale Ale – 4/6/12Oz Can. Pours a clear dark amber with a huge fluffy white head. Light aroma, of citrus, hops, malt, a hint of pine and sugar. Taste is bitter and smooth, of hops, malt, citrus, sugar, and a bit floral. Lingering creamy bitterness. Decent.

Ridgeway Santa’s Butt Ale – 12/16.9 bottels:They said it couldn’t be done, but we did it: Santa’s Butt, the beer, coming to a theater near you for the holidays. It’s a splendid, satisfying Winter Porter at 6% — a souped-up version of the classic Entire Butt Porter that you’ve enjoyed in the past. Everyone wants a piece of Santa’s Butt.

This special porter is made for winter — rich and warming, the way they like it in the North Pole. It was inspired by this famous line from a well-loved children’s story book:

“And Santa sat on his great butt, drinking a hearty brew.”

In case you find that amusing, we hasten to point out that in England ‘butt’ refers to a certain barrel used in brewing — a very large barrel, in fact, holding 108 imperial gallons. Back in the day it was quite a normal thing for a brewery to put its beer up in a large butt for storage.

Still snickering, eh? Get your mind out of the gutter or Santa will skip your house entirely this year.

  Boulder brewing Never Summer Ale is back. We’ve been waiting for months, but it’s finally time – our big, bold winter seasonal is finally kegged, bottled and on the shelf.  Deep ruby red in color, assertively hopped and brewed with dark caramel malt, this beer is definitely “for the drinking town with a skiing problem.”